Public Parks Guide
COVID-19 Related Closures
March 16, 2020 The Woodlands Texas
The Woodlands Township Board has authorized the President/General Manager Don Norrell to cancel all Township events; close all Township parks, including dog parks, park restrooms, spraygrounds, pools, boathouses, recreation centers and Texas TreeVentures; suspend Sportsfield reservations; suspend Town Center Trolley service and restrict use of public meeting rooms through May 10, 2020 and possibly longer.
Please note: The public parks are maintained by The Woodlands Township
Availability is subject to change without notice and is entirely beyond the control of TheWoodlands.Guide.
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5200 Research Forest Drive • The Woodlands, Texas • 77381 281 210-3900
Public Parks In The Woodlands
With over 150 Public Parks and Recreation areas in The Woodlands, there is ample space available for residents and visitors alike to enjoy the outdoors. The ever-growing list of parks include amenities like basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, a boccie court, Frisbee-disc-golf course, and picnic areas complete with pavilions, picnic tables and barbecue grills.
The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department... coordinates a multitude of educational and recreational programs for residents throughout the year. If you’ve ever thought about fly casting, tai chi, or learning Spanish, it’s all available through The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department. Explore the various programs offered each season in the frequently updated Action Guide. Residents can register for programs and events online. Registration can also be completed in person at The Recreation Center at Bear Branch Park or call 281-210-3950 The Rob Fleming Recreation Center 281-516-7348.
A recent addition the growing number of public parks in The Woodlands is The Ellipse in East Shore. The new private gardened park is the focal point of the new area called Mid-Lake. The park is about 1/2 acre in size, and features a green, elliptical area bordered by picnic areas and seating. Architecture in the garden park includes a fountain, stone spheres, a stone obelisk, and a steel lattice obelisk incorporating blooming plants and shrubs.
Additionally, there are "Wheel Friendly Parks" that feature Skateboard Parks (complete with concrete grinding walls, stairs, rails, and bowls) and Bicycle Motocross (BMX Parks) Dirt Tracks. The Woodlands is also home to several Leash-Free Dog Parks. The Woodlands parks, shopping centers, and villages are, or will be, interconnected via The Woodlands Pathways - 4' wide concrete sidewalks that wind through the many trees and neighborhoods.